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Ultramarines - A Warhammer 40,000 Movie
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Ultramarines - A Warhammer 40,000 Movie is a CGI movie, made by Codex Pictures in collaboration with Games Workshop, written by Dan Abnett and directed by Martyn Pick. It was the first ever feature length movie to portray the Warhammer 40,000 universe. Originally, it was announced as a direct-to-DVD release for November 29th 2010, but was delayed for several days due to an issue with the Collector's Edition items.[1]

Plot summary

Captain Severus of the Ultramarines Chapter receives a distress signal from the Imperial Fists on the planet Mithron. Severus, responds taking a only ten-man squad of newly promoted Astartes, leaving the bulk of his company on Algol[2] to continue the bitter campaign against the scourge of Tyranids. On the merciless surface of the red planet, Ultima Squad discovers the aftermath of wretched battle. Mithron's Imperial shrine has been desecrated, and abominable atrocities unleashed.[3]

Characters

Ultramarines:

  • Captain Severus (Terence Stamp) - Captain of the Ultramarines 2nd company.
  • Brother Proteus (Sean Pertwee) - Newly promoted battle brother.
  • Brother Verenor (Steve Waddington) - Newly promoted battle brother.
  • Apothecary Pythol (Donald Sumpter) - Veteran Apothecary of the 2nd company, accompanying Ultima Squad.
  • Sergeant Crastor (Ben Bishop) - Newly promoted battle brother and sergeant of Ultima Squad.
  • Brother Junor (Ben Bishop) - Newly promoted battle brother and flamer wielder for Ultima Squad.
  • Brother Remulus (Ben Bishop) - Newly promoted battle brother.
  • Brother Hypax (Gary Martin) - Newly promoted battle brother.
  • Brother Maxillius (Gary Martin) - Newly promoted battle brother.
  • Brother Decius (Gary Martin) - Newly promoted battle brother.
  • Brother Boreas (Christopher Finney) - Newly promoted battle brother and standard bearer for Ultima Squad.
  • Brother Lycos (Christopher Finney) - Newly promoted battle brother and landspeeder pilot for Ultima Squad.

Imperial Fists:

  • Chaplain Carnak (John Hurt) - Chaplain of the Imperial Fists.
  • Brother Nidon (Johnny Harris) - Carnak's bodyguard and keeper of the Liber Mithros.

Black Legion:

  • Black Legion Legionnaires (Ben Bishop, Gary Martin, Christopher Finney) - The main enemies.

Related Articles

Sources

  • 1: http://ultramarinesthemovie.com/news/2010-11-29/delay-ship-date (News & Blog section no longer active, last access unknown)
  • 2: Hard Choices 'What happened on Algol?', p.20
  • 3: Ultramarines - A Warhammer 40,000 Movie, p.28

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